Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3527

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Tropical Asia & Africa
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Waif(s)

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound
Alternate, spirally arranged

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Petals white or purple-speckled/ Sepals yellow
Bilaterally symmetrical
4 sepals
4 petals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Brassicales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/15/11):
Cleome rutidosperma   FAMILY Cleomaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cleome rutidosperma   FAMILY Capparaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Cleome rutidosperma

 

COMMON NAME:
Cleome, Fringed Spiderflower